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a series of stories that i had done from her city, her home city back in 2008 and remembered them all and remember them with incredible detail. she said you did fine, you got the news, but there's so much more. you missed a lot. you could've gotten a lot more, and i couldn't agree more. as a journalist i go to these different places, you go to cover dramatic and developing news, but the most important thing i think is to go back and to get a deeper sense of the store and try to understand what's really going on in a complicated place. >> and you feel you got the deeper sense of the story? >> i got a deeper sense of the story but this is an unbelievably complicated place. that's one of the reasons why i try to lay her back -- peel back the layers. when you think about, like the old saying like there's 7 million stories of the naked city. if you go to a city in the developing world and there's 13 or 15 or 20 million, it's a complicated place. it's a place that often seemed completely nonsensical into you get there, and then you're totally in scarfed in and when you go away can't it seem
city. since her childhood supervisor has become a strong advocate for justice and pro live ravings nuclear energy and over the past 30 years she stood against injustice? san francisco by improving conditions in hotel and is affordable hogs for low increase people and from 2010 to 12, she set the bar for progressive land use policy in san francisco and this year christina has represented district five and served those neighborhood in our city with passion, commit and an open mind, prioritizing ever each resident department in her districts in order to make district five safe, clean and a abuse place to live and work i'm not going to read the rest of of it but christina thank you i have known you for yeast and i know that we will continue to work together for many years to come and i want to thank you for your open mind and i want to thank you for doing what you thought is right and i want to thank you also for speaking your mind and just again for all that you have done for this board and for your district and for our city and with that, thoi we have a lot of colleagues that want
. the city chief of protocol charlotte schultz, and her husband former secretary of state george schultz. former mayor willie brown. [cheers and applause] and former mayor frank jordan. we want to acknowledge the husband of united states senator and former mayor dianne feinstein, mr. richard bloom. the wife of former mayor gina mos coney and the wife of former mayor joe alliteo, catherine. the sister of former mayor george christopher. the board board and the rest of the city family who has made this event possible. we are also honored to be joined by several giants dignitaries. president and ceo larry baer and his wife sam. [cheers and applause] . giants vice president and general manager brian saibian and his wife amanda. [cheers and applause] the wife of the skipper mrs. kim bochy. and let us now welcome distinguished members of the giants ownership group, charles johnson, david jenkins, trina and rob veen, tory and steven humphrey and allen baer. and we also joined by past giants owners. please welcome the family jamie and kim rupert and peter stoneum. also here with us toda
. now there is something her novels, the house of spirit and pola and the city of beasts some of the books have been made into films and inducted into the american academy of arts and letters and received the national literature prize and awarded the literature award and also a writer and humanitarian and how appropriate to have her here, improving the lives of others around the world promoting hope and social justice, honored to have you here and your husband, william gordon, both are here tonight. she will share a message and i will her to do a short count down and i think that we will start at 82. probably ten. please join me in welcoming isabel iyenda. >> thank you, thank you, thank you. i feel like a rat compared to this lady. really, thank you for this invitation. hope, that is the key word for the year to come. not irrational, but realistic optimism, there are many good reasons to be very hopeful. it is time to put our losses and frustrations in a paper bag and burn them. they belong to the past. the new year is like a last stage where we will write our dreams and hopes
with the state scheme and get from under the penalties that the city has assessed against it for the entire week i have been contact contacted repeatly on behalf of ceo health club saying oh, gor the owner just fired her attorney and is asking me to step in and represent her and we really need a delay would you agreea delay and i would say no because this jurisdictional issue is clearly in play. and the initial attempted delay came from her original attorney mr. hall and the second came from bill phases zero who had informed me that he called my boss before calling me to see if he could squeeze out a delay in this case and he declined apparently because the next day i got a called from year-old green saying wanted a continuance saying he was going to be the new attorney but when i explained the circumstances of this case to him he decided not to represent her and today i got a request from new counsel for a continuance supposedly on evidence newly dissolved and it's based on a permanent discover in july if there is new evidence it's unclear why it cannot be discovered and entered in tonight's h
and planning updating the existing kind of ma-her hot spots and a lot of it i think is going to be more affecting dph and puc, which may have infrastructure projects going on in different parts of the city and it sounds as though they are very amenable, they, the people behiepld the legislation right now, to having a self-certification process where those two departments can continue to do the work they need to do. so right now i'm not expecting this to become unnecessarily bureaucratic. >> is it based on, you have to drill at a certain depth? >> yeah, i don't know what the exact parameters are right now. but if your project got within a certain number of feet of, let's say, the ground water aquafer --. >> would you have to get a conditional use? >> i don't know the answer to that right now. one of those things we can ask about. >> so in january that's coming? >> i'm expecting it to come back with another version. >> who --. >> dph is taking the lead with some input from planning on putting this together and there is a city attorney that's working with them on it. >> and it's just an
the declaration of independence, the first thing he did was he went shopping for martha, his wife. he missed her. she was pregnant and she had a miscarriage. he missed her and he bought her some gloves. then he went home to monticello city could be this way. every winter the revolutionary war, george washington suffering through the freezing weather valley forge was martha washington with her white bonnet. by starting the first ladies beget new insights on on the presidents and new insights on other things. apropos to my book washington -- -- alexander hamilton one of the chapters in the book talks about hamilton's history of womanizing. for example bill clinton was not the first and bill clinton was not the worst when it comes to misbehavior in high office. there's a long history of it and arnold schwarzenegger and john edwards, david petraeus had nothing on alexander hamilton. if you read for example letters written by martha washington going to the winter camp, she didn't complain about the weather. she didn't complain about the harsh conditions but she did complain about one thing. there was
mother it is not easy to get her on a plane. >> her ride packed with family presents, a and the beagle. >> it is 32 miles to the gallon. >> he is not alone on i-95 south in dale city. >> now, we're not moving at all. >> this is typical. >> dorothy is one of the 83 million americans hitting the roads this weekend. >> right around here it gets bad, it speeds up and slows down. >> all talk at the rest stops is 7% fall in gas prices make the car a better choice than a plane. even if you are the jazz family driving from montreal to florida. >> here it is $50 and $100 in canada. >> aaa says only 6% of travelers are flying. 100,000 are taking trains or buses. >> it took me $40 to fill up my tank. >> at least this time around the car is king. even if you have to pack your patience. >> it's ok, it's all good. >> conditions today were nice and dry. we should tell you there were a lot of stops and starts but people are moving along. still, there are a lot of slowdowns and, of course, possible changes coming with the weather. that is something that drivers should k
with aysha saeed and her much manufactured contact, ping. >> nice to meet you. >> this is where their best-selling linda dress was made in the heart of new york city's garment district for $46 less than it was made at their factory in turkey. the brothers brought two more dresses for her to look at, evaluate and price for manufacturing in new york. >> we also do stuff like this. >> the brothers then rush back to their office to meet jamie hammel, a social media from denise's s-3 agency. he gave them pointers and tips on how to set up p.i. ntrist to spread their unique brand. >> this is the new hot, quote, unquote, social network. traffic alone, out trafficked. google plus, linked in and youtube since january, which is amazing. >> wow. the last stop on the "your business" makeover express was meeting with me to talk through their homework and get some answers to the big picture question the team asked earlier in the week. first, the name. denise suggested they change from "fancy new york" to nato new york or house of nato. >> we decided not to change the name. we feel very strongly that gir
? this is a great, great honor to be here in city hall of san francisco. the person that nominated me for this award is laverne roberts. maybe some of you knew her as laverne morrisy. she went home to her reservation. she is piute and went to her home. where is her home? >> [inaudible] >> in earring ton nevada. we went there once and she has a beautiful house and live there is and now she is even running for the council of her tribe. laverne was going to surprise me and be here this evening, but she had an outbreak of one of her illnesses. her foot started to bleed and now she has to be on crutches for a while, so she had to turn in her plane ticket and her taxi fare, but otherwise she would have been here tonight and many of us know laverne and we would like to say a prayer that she gets better soon and can come and see us. this is for laverne. yes. please let's clap our hands for laverne. [applause] >> thank you. laverne roberts was honored here in this space two years ago. thank you laverne. and i think i can say a lot more about being indian and how much i am proud to b
-bye to colleagues who we know will not be going far but have served our city with great distinction. i first would like to recognize supervisor christina oh, wack key we have a resolution that will pass unanimously for her services but i would like to read a few lines because
involved and this city does that and i thank you supervisor olague for your leadership. >> thank you. next speaker please. >> i would like to thank supervisor olague for her leadership as well and call on the hearing on education and as well as housing. those are two issues that affect african-american community across the country as well as san francisco. i'm -- you know what i do for a living. i'm a homeless advocate. i advocate for homeless people and clifford hoosier has been coming to my center for two years now and a immigrant from sierra leon. if he returns to his home he will be killed. he is requesting asylum here in san francisco. he hasn't gotten s he is not here illegal. he's a harvard graduate as well. next year january 31 and i just been coming to city hall to try to get support for him as well, and that's pretty much all i have to sai. i would like him to speak for himself. >> i want to thank the commission for its work. this is my second time appearing at city hall. the first time i had the opportunity again to witness a session like this, and i want to thank ever
city last weekend, and the 23-year-old woman is now fighting for her life in a hospital. six suspects including the bus driver are under arrest. >>> in connecticut flags will be raised to full staff this morning. it's the first time since the shooting in newtown. we saw the last three funerals for the victims. three more little girls were laid to rest left to right on the screen josephine gay, anna marquez greene and emilie parker. >>> when students get back from the break. every school will now have an armed guard on duty. he made the decision before the nra came out suggesting it, but while the mayor says it's necessary right now, new jersey governor chris christie says armed guards are not the solution. >> i don't think anyone heard me. i really thought he was going to attack me. i had visions that i was going to get eaten. >> that jogger had a frightening encounter with a mountain lion as she ran through colorado's cheyenne mountain park. they're hunting for the animal after it approached the jogger and another person in two separate incidents. rangers may have to kill the mountai
devastated new york and new jersey. few places were hit harder than new york city's breezy point, and few neighborhoods have people more determined to rebuild. tony guida has a case in point. >> reporter: tracy rutter arrived for her wedding in breezy point, queens, in a fire truck-- fitting for a veteran e.m.t. who was marrying a longtime firefighter. >> come hell or high water, this day is going to happen. >> reporter: hell and high water came. super storm sandy roared through breezy point, queens, nearly two months ago. 111 homes burned to the ground. many of the 2,800 other houses were destroyed by floodwaters, including the home tracy rutter shared with her fiancÉ, rich whalen. we were going through two feet of water, even to get down the main road. >> rutter and whelen always planned to make a home here in breezy point, to marry here, to raise their daughter here. sandy nearly wiped breezy point off the map. >> because i think everybody needs a little bit of hope to see that we're going to pull through this and we're going to do it one day at a time and we're going to rebuild. >> s
to be involved with the city and the waterfront and to be on the port commission. so, i just want to recognize and thank also the port staff. there are many of them here today, monique and her
done there. and then i tong her to the houston rodeo because i wanted her to see the texas cull tiewmplet well, i am not sure that the senator who grew up in the inner city of baltimore knew exactly how people would dress at the rodeo. but suffice it to say, there were a lot of rhinestones and cowboy boots and big hair and big hats. senator m mikulski whispered too me during this time, "kay, if we were here monday and we went to the chamber of commerce, would these people look like this?" and i said, "yeah, pretty much." so senator mikulski and i also teamed up to pass the homemaker ira to make sure that hour stay-at-home moms and dads would have the same opportunity for retirement security savings that those who work outside the home have. and it has been a huge success. we also cosponsored the national breast and cervical cancer early detection program. she is a skilled legislator and a dear friend. senator jay rockefeller has been an outstanding chairman of the commerce committee. we don't always agree, but as the lead democrat and republican, we have worked hard to reach con
and beaten as the bus circled city streets and passing through police checkouts. six people including the bus  driver have been arrested. more than 600 rapes have been reported in new delhi this year. >> we are morning about a nurse who took her life after a radio hoax where the duchess of cambridge was treated. the nurse suffered from depression and made two previous suicide attempts. in one of the attempts, she jumped off a building. police in london, say the two dies who made the prank phone calls could face charges >>> they plan to challenge the referendum on a new constitution. it registered reports of violations and voter intimidation and the voter ended yesterday. the brother hood said it passed with 64% approval. results of the vote are expected to being released tomorrow >>> well, south africa's archbishop is recovering for the -- is praying for the recovery of nelson mandela. they told a radio station. he is exchanging text messages about mandela's condition with his wife. he had a long insection and he had gall stone surgery. he is # four years old >>> this is about to get underw
has been cancelled and the station pledged more than $5,000 to support her family. >> i'm here during christmas through the entire holiday and dreaming of a white christmas in new york city. >> rick is a magic elf. >> yeah. on your shelf. maybe. there will be a few snow flurries i think tomorrow evening in new york city. but it will probably quickly turn to rain but there's storm in the interior sections of the northeast. a white christmas christmas eve and christmas day. these are your temps, a lot of cold air in place. that's the first ingredient you need to get snow and that's what is lot of us will see. things are better in the northeast. just a little bit of lake-effect snow on parts of the plateau but the action is across the west, more rain and snow. good news, this this is the lasf these storms. you'll get a break for a couple days across northern california so that will be good news. a look at the future radar, what the storm will do the next couple days. it pulls in across california, moves to southern california, getting rain in towards the l.a. basin and snow tomorrow acro
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